Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Quotes of the Week

You can't edit a blank page.
—Nora Roberts

You don't start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it's good stuff...
—Octavia E. Butler

Here I make a rule—a great and interesting story is about everyone or it will not last.
—John Steinbeck

Write every day, line by line, page by page, hour by hour. Do this despite fear.
—Robert McKee

Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it's the only way you can do anything good.
—William Faulkner

On writing―One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.
―George Orwell

If a writer stops observing he is finished. Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed.
—Ernest Hemingway

Once the inspiration comes, that directs where the perspiration goes.
—Carole King

Not a wasted word. This has been a main point to my literary thinking all my life.
—Hunter S. Thompson

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